Year 5

Year 5

Solving problems involving converting between units of metric mass

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1. In this lesson, we will investigate a variety of word problems and problem solving activities to complete involving metric mass.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the below shows a correct conversion between g and kg?
1 g = 1000 kg
Correct answer: 1000 g = 1 kg
5 kg = 8 g
500 g = 10kg
Q2.
How many grams is 9.8 kg equivalent to?
9.8 g
98,000 g
980 g
Q3.
A recipe for 12 fairy cakes is listed but I cannot make out how much flour I will need, which of the below is it likely to be?
110 kg
2800 g
9.9 kg
Q4.
How many kilograms is 420 grams equivalent to?
0.042 kg
42 kg
420 kg
Q5.
A recipe asks for 210 g of flour and 0.2 kg of sugar, what is the total amount of flour and sugar needed?
0.41 g
0.42 kg
400 g

5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the below shows a correct conversion between kilograms and tonnes?
1 kg = 1000 tonnes
1000 g = 1 tonne
Correct answer: 1000 kg = 1 tonne
50 kg = 8000 g
Q2.
Which of the following could be the weight of an adult sized elephant?
300 tonnes
39 tonnes
6 kg
Q3.
How many kilograms are in 34 tonnes
0.34 kg
34 kg